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Mar 22, 2013

Tigger the Cat lost 130 miles away from home, reunited with owner

Tigger the Cat lost 130 miles away from home, reunited with owner
By in Animals, Europe No comments

A cat was recently lost 130 miles away from home in Livingston, Scotland, but was later reunited with its owner. Tigger, a two-year old cat, as shown in the photo below, reportedly jumped into the back of a van being driven by Iain Binnie, who returned home in Aberdeen and discovered the canine the following […]


Mar 14, 2013

Medieval Knight found in Edinburgh Old Town by Ross Murray (Photo)

medieval knight found
By in Archaelogy, Europe, Science, World No comments

Medieval knight found Credit: BBC News A medieval knight was found by archaeologists, Ross Murray, underneath an old car park where three century old buildings previously stand. The location was reportedly part of an Edinburgh Old Town building site in southern Scotland. Aside from the remains of the medieval knight, Murray also unearthed several artifacts […]


Jan 31, 2013

Ancient super crocodile found in Europe, fossils rediscovered in Scotland museum after 100 years

Ancient super crocodile found in Europe, fossils rediscovered in Scotland museum after 100 years
By in Animals, Europe, Science No comments

A so-called ancient super crocodile was found by scientists a long time ago, and its long-forgotten fossils have been recently rediscovered in a museum in Scotland. The remains were said to be from a prehistoric super-predator that appeared to be part-crocodile and part-dolphin, and were laid there for around 100 years. As noted at Live […]


Jul 26, 2012

London Olympics 2012 wrong flag shown, South Korean flag instead of North Korea, organizer apologizes (Photo)

London Olympics 2012 wrong flag shown, South Korean flag instead of North Korea, organizer apologizes (Photo)
By in Europe, Football, Sports, Weird No comments

The first day of competition of the London Olympics 2012 on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 was faced by a walk-out by the North Korean women’s football team, after South Korean flag was shown instead of North Korea, as shown in the photo below. The Olympics organizers apologized later. South Korean flag beside North Korean football […]


May 11, 2012

Prince Charles delivers weather news on live TV via BBC Scotland (Video)

Prince Charles delivers weather news on live TV via BBC Scotland (Video)
By in Europe, Weird No comments

Updated: May 24, 2012 6:00 p.m. Prince Charles as DJ in Toronto, Canada, just weeks after being a weatherman (Video) Prince Charles, the future King of England, delivered the live weather news via BBC Scotland TV on Thursday, May 10, 2012, as shown in the video below. Prince Charles, reading weather news on live TV […]


Nov 15, 2011

Redback Spiders From Australia Migrating To UK

Redback Spider
By in Animals, Europe, Science, World No comments

Redback spider Image Credit: Museum Victoria Australia’s redback spiders have been found in the United Kingdom, international news sites reported on Monday, November 14, 2011. According to reports, the redback spiders have been found in Scotland, Wales and the Midlands. The spiders were said to be imported unintentionally as they arrive in the luggage of […]


Oct 10, 2011

UK Prime Minister David Cameron Tightens Rules on Illegal Immigrants

UK Prime Minister David Cameron Tightens Rules on Illegal Immigrants
By in Announcement, Europe, International, Politics No comments

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has tightened rules on illegal immigrants recently as international news sites reported, October 10, 2011. Cameron, reportedly, called on UK citizens to report to authorities “suspected illegal immigrants.”


Aug 14, 2011

Gannet North Sea oil spill now reduced and under control, Shell UK says

Gannet North Sea oil spill now reduced and under control, Shell UK says
By in Environment, Europe 1 comment

The Shell oil spill in North Sea has been reduced and under control, according to a press release issued by Shell UK on its official website on Saturday, August 13, 2011. Shell logo Image Credit: Shell.co.uk As noted at Shell.co.uk, the North Sea oil leak in their Gannet Alpha platform is now under control which […]


Aug 13, 2011

Shell oil spill in North Sea at Gannet Alpha platform, clean-up operation starts

Shell oil spill in North Sea at Gannet Alpha platform, clean-up operation starts
By in Environment, Europe 1 comment

Updated: August 14, 2011 12:56 a.m. Read Gannet North Sea oil spill now reduced and under control, Shell UK says An oil spill in North Sea platform was recently discovered and oil giant Royal Dutch Shell have confirmed it while noting that clean-up operation has already started. Shell oil Gannet Alpha platform Image Credit: BBC.co.uk […]


Jun 18, 2011

Susan Boyle story on Britain’s Got Talent in “I Dream a Dream” musical, to premiere in 2012

Susan Boyle story on Britain’s Got Talent in "I Dream a Dream" musical, to premiere in 2012
By in Entertainment, Europe, Music, World No comments

The success story of Susan Boyle from being a shy church volunteer to Britain’s Got Talent 2009 finalist will be put into a musical entitled “I Dream a Dream” and will be launched next year. Susan Boyle (L) and Elaine Smith Image Credit: Ken McKay/Rex Features According to Telegraph on Friday, June 17, the Susan […]